Advanced Critical Handgun Essentials Description

This course begins with a short review of the concepts covered in Critical Handgun Essentials.

Range Drills

  • One-hand shooting
  • Strong hand draw
  • Presentation and reloading
  • Malfunction clearing
  • Unorthodox shooting positions other than standing
  • Shooting from a seated position
  • Utilization of cover/concealment
  • Extended distance shooting.

Student Requirements

  • Duty/Tactical belt
  • Duty handgun with holster and three magazines
  • Body armor or plate carrier - Mandatory
  • 400 rounds of quality handgun ammunition
  • Packed lunch/snacks/hydration source
  • Clothing for weather conditions
  • Hearing protection
  • Wrap around safety glasses
  • Billed hat 

Lodging, Travel and Food:

The course cost does not include ammunition, lodging, transportation, and food.

  • Attendees are responsible for their ammunition, lodging, transportation, and food.

Any tactic, technique, or technology covered at any OTOA advanced training or annual training conference MUST be applied in compliance with the United States Constitution, the Ohio Revised Code, and the rules and regulations of an attendee’s employing law enforcement agency.